Rejection of request for restraint against the late convening of the National Assembly session

We do not interfere in the dignity of Parliament. Parliament has become so disrespectful that there is no reason to question it. remarks of chief justice Islamabad, the high court
Rejection of request for restraint against the late convening of the National Assembly session


ISLAMABAD – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has rejected a petition seeking an immediate stay order against the adjournment of the National Assembly till April 22. According to details, a large bench headed by Chief Justice Islamabad High Court Atharmanullah heard the petition of Acting Speaker Qasim Suri against the adjournment of the National Assembly till April 22. 

What was the agenda of the National Assembly session on April 16? Murtaza Javed’s lawyer Mansoor Awan said that the election of the Speaker is included in the agenda on this day. The National Assembly is working without a Speaker.

Meanwhile, Chief Justice Atharmanullah remarked that this is an internal proceeding of the Parliament. The date has also been fixed. The election of the Speaker of the National Assembly will be held on April 22. There is no reason to be suspicious, you have to be satisfied with the issue of not interfering in the proceedings of Parliament.

Along with these remarks, the court issued notices to Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri, Secretary National Assembly, and Secretary Parliamentary Affairs for April 22 and directed the Deputy Speaker and others to submit a reply by April 22. 

It may be recalled that the move of Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri to convene the National Assembly session late has been challenged in the Islamabad High Court, for which a petition has been filed in the Islamabad High Court by PML-N’s Murtaza Javed Abbasi. In which Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri, Secretary Parliamentary Affairs, Secretary Assembly has been made a party.

The petition said that the April 13 circular in which the meeting was adjourned till April 22 was unconstitutional and directed the Deputy Speaker to convene an urgent meeting for the election of the Speaker of the Assembly. Be directed to convene a meeting and prevent the Deputy Speaker from exercising the powers of the Speaker National Assembly

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